17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Brienz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gran Via, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, delve into the distant past at Templo de Debod, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and finally don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Madrid is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Madrid, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Madrid is slightly colder than Mexico City - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Museo Correr, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Venice travel route planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
You've now added Piazza dei Signori to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Verona journey planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in March; daily highs in Verona reach 34°C and lows reach 34°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Gae Aulenti, and finally admire the striking features of Palazzo Confalonieri. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Monumento a Ruggero Boscovich and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Getting from Verona to Milan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Milan hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Brienz.
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Brienz, Switzerland — 2 nights

With roots tracing back to the Bronze Age, traditional Brienz gives the impression of being lost in time.
Get out of town with these interesting Brienz side-trips: Kugelweg Hasliberg (in Hasliberg), Melchsee-Frutt (in Kerns) and Reichenbach Waterfall (in Meiringen). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Brienz, stop by Huggler Holzbildhauerei, take in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle, and see the interesting displays at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Brienz route builder tool.

You can drive from Milan to Brienz in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in March; daily highs in Brienz reach 12°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brienz to Milan in 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brienz in March: high temperatures in Milan hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Beer Prague - Walking Brewery Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), snap pictures at Charles Bridge and then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Petřín, then learn the secrets of beer at Beer Prague - Walking Brewery Tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, and finally walk around Kampa Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Milan to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in March: high temperatures in Prague hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Leiden Square (Leidseplein). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Anne Frank House, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and finally snap pictures at Magere Brug.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route tool.

Fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Madrid by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in March, with highs in Madrid at 17°C and lows at 5°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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